CSR practices in Turkey: Examining CSR reports
CitationTuncay Çelikel, A. & Uyan Atay, B. (2015). CSR practices in Turkey: Examining CSR reports.Development-Oriented Corporate Social Responsibility, Vol 1: Multinational Corporations And The Global Context, 167-188.
This study examines the private companies that publish CSR reports in Turkey. Turkey has a growing economy, located in an international arena with an increasing number of global brands starting to export their products from Turkey with even more multinational enterprises (MNEs) planning to locate in the country. Now, some Turkish companies and subsidiaries of MNEs have started to publish CSR reports. Our findings show that strong Turkish conglomerates are playing a constructive role in macro-level development and governance in Turkey. They are also addressing local problems such as education, human rights, environmental protection and workers' rights. Besides, subsidiaries of MNEs are also having an impact with respect to the application of their headquarters' community programs in Turkish society.